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Peloton’s Former CEO Is Getting Into the Rug Business

A tumbling stock price, ill-fated strategy, and a few PR flubs led to John Foley exiting the...

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Employers Are One-Upping Each Other With Return-to-Office Perks

As the laptop class continues to resist the return to office, employers are resorting to...

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Buzzy DTC Brands Are Getting a Major Reality Check

Record inflation, supply chain woes, and shifting consumer priorities have thrown a wrench in the...

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Has Subscription Hell Reached a Tipping Point?

BMW is charging monthly fees for vehicle owners to access their heated seats, sparking blowback...

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What Should the Post-Pandemic Office Look Like?

As the pandemic wanes and companies mull returning to five-day-a-week policies, employers are...

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Why Big-Name Designers Team Up With Mass-Market Brands

The celebrated Belgian designer Vincent Van Duysen is launching a modestly priced collection of...

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Absurdly High Spenders are Driving Luxury Fashion’s Pandemic Rebound

Brands in turn are shelling out for private stores and super exclusive experiences to keep their...

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A Design Unicorn Flashes Its Horn

Following on the heels of a staggering $100 million fundraise in 2021, the design startup Material

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Why Disney Is Getting Into the Furniture Business

Disney is rolling out a series of rugs, wallpaper, and accessories under the Disney Home umbrella,...

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Can Immersive Sound Save the Office?

Desperate to lure staff back to the office, some employers are experimenting with immersive...

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Boeing Joins the Space Race

Boeing makes an investment in Richard Branson’s satellite-launching venture, Virgin Orbit.

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What the Future Holds for Shuttered Department Stores

A recent survey predicts that one quarter of America’s malls and department stores will close...

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Lab-Grown Meat is Coming to a Plate Near You

Investment in cell-cultured meat products ballooned to $3.2 billion in 2020. Thanks to a group of...

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Why Good Design and Empathy Are Key to Resuming Office Life Again

More Americans would rather quit their job or take a small pay cut than return to the office. For...

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Chairish Acquires European Vintage Marketplace Pamono

The acquisition brings Pamono’s inventory of 250,000 vintage furnishings to Chairish, which...